WYOMING - BLM Schedules Public Meetings for Interstate 90 Corridor Travel Management Plan

Share on Facebook
June 05, 2014 2:55 PM

WYOMING - BLM Schedules Public Meetings for Interstate 90 Corridor Travel Management Plan

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Buffalo Field Office (BFO) will host two public meetings seeking public participation in the Interstate 90 (I-90) Corridor Travel Management Plan (TMP), a component of the Buffalo Resource Management Plan implementation strategy.

The I-90 Corridor TMP includes approximately 105,535 acres of BLM-administered surface accessible between the Schoonover Road (Exit 77) and Buffalo Cut-Across Road (Exit 102) exits on Interstate 90.

The goal of these efforts along the I-90 corridor is to provide recreational opportunities, designate routes that meet the needs of authorized users (i.e. grazing permitees, rights-of-way), facilitate reclamation of coal bed natural gas infrastructure, protect natural and cultural resources and improve safety.

These efforts also seeks to improve wildlife habitat and big game hunting opportunities. The travel management plan will specify which routes will be designated for motorized use by general members of the public, additional routes that will be designated only for administrative use under a permit or authorization, and routes that will be closed and reclaimed.

The public is invited to attend and participate in the following meetings: 


Tuesday, June 17, 2014
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Buffalo Field Office
1425 Fort Street
Buffalo, Wyoming 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Campbell County Library
2101 South 4 J Road
Gillette, Wyoming 

Meetings will be conducted in an open format running from 5 to 7 p.m. BLM will have maps available for the public to identify potential transportation routes for public use, administrative use, and closure. BLM resource specialists will also be available to visit with individual members of the public. The meetings are part of a 30-day public outreach that continues through June 30, 2014.

Comments may be submitted in writing to the Buffalo Field Office 1425 Fort Street Buffalo, Wyoming 82834 or to Buffalo_WYmail@blm.gov (please use "Attn: I-90 Travel Management Plan" in the subject line) by June 30, 2014.

For more information on BLM Travel Management Planning, please visit:
http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/programs/Planning/rmps/buffalo/travel-mgmt.html http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/Recreation/recreation_national/travel_management.html

For more information, please contact the Buffalo Field Office at (307) 684-1100.

Thanks in advance and, as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 107 

The BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) is a national non-profit organization that champions responsible recreation and encourages a strong conservation ethic and individual stewardship, while providing leadership in efforts to keep outdoor recreation alive and well -- all sports; all trails. With members in all 50 states, BRC is focused on building enthusiast involvement with organizational efforts through membership, outreach, education
and collaboration among recreationists.
1-800-BLUERIB - www.BlueRibbonCoalition.Org


As a non-profit, grassroots organization funded primarily by membership dues and donations, we greatly appreciate your support. Visit http://www.sharetrails.org/make-a-difference-now to help fund our efforts to protect your trails!


October 2, 2015 11:12 AM
CALIFORNIA - BLM Reopens Public Comment Period for Draft West Mojave Planning Ar
On March 6, 2015, the Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), published in the Federal Register a notice of availability for comment on a Draft Land Use Plan Amendment (LUPA) and Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the West Mojave Route Network Project (WMRNP) for the West Mojave (WEMO) Planning Area of the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA), to amend the Motor Vehicle, Recreation, and Grazing Elements
October 1, 2015 3:32 PM
CALIFORNIA - Plumas NF Announces Proposed Action for Over-Snow Vehicle Use Desig
The Forest Service will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) on a proposal to designate over-snow vehicle (OSV) use on roads, trails and areas on lands within the Plumas National Forest. The EIS will also identify snow trails available for grooming on the Forest. Public input on the initial proposed action is encouraged. Designating OSV use on the Forest will ensure over-snow vehicle activity (such as snowmobile riding) is effectively managed to: provide access;
September 30, 2015 4:18 PM
UTAH - BLM Seeks Public Comment on Draft Resource Management Plans
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah St. George Field Office is now accepting public comments on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) analyzing two Draft Resource Management Plans (RMPs) and a Draft Amendment to the current St. George Field Office RMP. On March 20, 2009, the President signed into law H.R. 146, the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, which created the Red Cliffs and Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation Areas (NCAs)
[Action Alerts Archive]